(206) 362-5400

FDA Update for Mercury-Containing Dental Fillings

Monday, September 28th
Last week, the FDA updated its recommendations for dental amalgam materials that contain mercury. The upshot is that the administration is recognizing increased risk for patients who have those types of fillings in their teeth.  The link to the story is here: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-issues-recommendations-certain-high-risk-groups-regarding-mercury-containing-dental-amalgam Call us today at 206.362.5400 to discuss how we safely remove dental amalgams. [ Read More ]

Stanwood WA Dentist, Dr. Rafoth, Addresses Negative Article About Dentists

Monday, October 27th
My wife showed me an article the other day. It’s called "Your dentist may be ripping you off. Here’s how to avoid that.” I read it, and had a ton of opinions about the site, the author, and the quality of the journalism(?) that went beyond the topic. But I took a breath, and focused on the content so I could give my readers and patients actual facts about the issues presented. There are a few statements in the article that actually have merit. You likely don’t need all your fillings ripped out. You should be careful of bait-and-switch offers… [ Read More ]